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HOME IS AN ATMOSPHERE

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The question isn't "where is home?" The question is "what is home?" Sometimes you need to go far to understand it. Simon Messner found his answers in Pakistan, alone, on Geshot Peak.

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Thomas Friedrich Interview – Project Preparation X-Alps

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Tommy Friedrich is having a good year. Despite the lack of racing due to Corona, he’s been working hard and looking to the future. We caught up with him after his impressive joint 3rd place in this year’s Eigertour hike&fly race to ask him a few questions.

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A SPEED HIKING ADVENTURE:
IT’S NOT A GAME

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It would be unimaginable that people whose job it is to develop, design and create tools to live your dreams in the mountains were not themselves eager to spend in the mountains as much time as possible.

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2020-06-24 11:00:00

A Trekking Adventure: The Corsican journey

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Of course, there are thousands of places where you can experience the wild beauty of nature without going very far from home. Between France and Italy, in the middle of the Mediterranean, there is an island that perfectly embodies this wild splendour: Corsica.

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2020-06-11 09:00:00

Anna Stöhr: La Résistance

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Last week I climbed one of the routes I’ve dreamt about: La Résistance” at Schleier Wasserfall. This route means a lot to me because I was not sure if it would work.

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2020-05-05 09:00:00

TREKKING THE RIDGE OF UČKA, CROATIA

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We were in Učka Nature Park. Trekking the entire ridge of this promontory had been in our plans for at least a couple of years.

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2020-04-20 17:00:00

A SPEED HIKING ADVENTURE:
IT’S NOT A GAME

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It would be unimaginable that people whose job it is to develop, design and create tools to live your dreams in the mountains were not themselves eager to spend in the mountains as much time as possible.

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2020-04-04 08:00:00

ANTIFRAGILITY

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Sometimes life calls us to face challenges which we would never have wanted to deal with. You can run away, or else you can tackle your fears. That is how tragedies become legends.

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2020-04-01 10:00:00

THERE IS NOBODY

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There are moments in which you have to dig deep within yourself. This can only happen when you climb up a mountain, on your own.

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2020-02-19 08:00:00

THE WOMAN WHO WALKED THROUGH TIME

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In the summer of 2019 Zelzin Aketzalli became the first Mexican Citizen to complete the thru-hiking Triple Crown in North America.

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2020-02-17 09:00:00

Into the heart of the Dolomites – on the #puremountain trail

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How does it feel to wake up at over 2,000 meters? How does it feel to be at 3,000 meters and see only mountains all around? These questions have drawn me to one of the most beautiful mountain areas within our dear Alps: the Dolomites.

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2020-02-03 09:00:00

Markus Anders and Nicolas Manthos alone in the Indian Himalayas

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As 2019 came to an end, Markus Anders, together with partner Nicolas Manthos, set off for India on a mission to discover the mountains and soar the skies above the Himalayas.

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2020-01-24 10:00:00

Crossing Chile with a bicycle and a pair of skis

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We left Italy on a scorching 15th of August and we woke up after an 18-hour flight to the cool air of winter in Santiago, where the first leg of our plan awaited us: Termas de Chillan.

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